The City is partnering with community-based organizations and nonprofits to provide training for small businesses and entrepreneurs. After completing at least 12 hours of training or one-on-one counseling, businesses may be eligible for a grant from the City.
In order to receive the grant, check if your business is eligible to apply and then find and attend a pre-qualified training. When you have completed training, complete a Startup Business Plan or existing Business Growth Plan and apply for the grant. If you are selected, you must attend a counseling session with a business advisor.
Check if your business is eligible
Your business must:
- Have less than $2.5M gross revenue from the most recent tax return
Find and attend a training
Choose and register for a training with one of our partner organizations. Attend and complete the training. Be sure to check with the organization that the training you select will be qualified for the grant.
Complete a business plan
Complete a Startup Business Plan or Existing Business Growth Plan. If you need assistance, contact one of the partner organizations.
Apply for the grant
Complete the grant application by clicking the link below.
Attend a two-hour counseling session
Attend a counseling session to review your business plan with a small business advisor. If your application is accepted, you will be sent a link to schedule a session with an advisor.
Last updated June 8, 2022